The Giant Black Tropical Carpenter Bee in Box Frame (Xylocopa latipes)
A carpenter bee mounted in a natural wood construction, professionally made with care from Devon.
The tropical carpenter bee is a very large, robust, solitary bee. It is shiny, fully black in colour with fuscous metallic blue-green or purple wings in sunlight. The tropical carpenter bee is probably the largest Xylocopa known and among the largest bees of the world.
Natural wood construction
Deep box frame
Metal hook on the back for easy and secure wall hanging if desired.
12 cm x 12 cm x 3.5cm (approximate)
Latin name: xylocopa latipes
Approximate wingspan: 6cm
Approximate length: 3cm
Grown in the heart of Indonesia, this gorgeous mounted specimen is an excellent piece for any collector/photographer.
Excellent specimen and of A1 quality, cleverly packaged to ensure safe arrival.
Please note as every framed specimen is made to order, the one you receive may be slightly difference
More mounted species available in store!
These species are not protected under any law and are not part of CITES, it is perfectly legal to own this taxidermy specimen.
Sourced in accordance within the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981
For your peace of mind: All our specimens are either captive bred or from sustainable sources.
Your purchase helps conserve wildlife habitat for farming insects in third world countries. We do not sell endangered species or species taken from the wild.